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How do high school students perceive college?

1,507 High School Graduates Surveyed 43% enrolled in a four-year college GOOD + University of Phoenix (65% public, 33% private) 26% not enrolled in a school program A collaboration between GOOD and Hyperakt, 25% enrolled in a two-year program HOW DO HIGH SCHOOL GRADS PERCEIVE COLLEGE? 6% enrolled in a training program in partnership with University of Phoenix Source: College Board One Year Out study, Hart Research Studies, 2010 With a challenging economy and tough job market facing recent college graduates, colleges are being scrutinized for how well they prepare students for careers. But has this scrutiny affected how high school students feel about the importance of college? A recent survey of high school graduates from the class of 2010 shows that college is still perceived as a key step towards a more successful future. 90% INTENDED LEVEL OF EDUCATION 83% 14.4% 41.4% WHO DID NOT INTENDED GO ON TO HIGHER EDUCATION EXPECTED CAREER MAJORS MASTER'S PLAN TO EARNA COLLEGE DEGREE OF HIGH SCHOOL GRADS BELIEVE PROFESSIONAL DEGREE AS A LONGTERM GOAL HIGH SCHOOL IS NOT SUFFICIENT tied with 20.4% EDUCATION AND PLAN ON GETTING BUSINESS A COLLEGE DEGREE 13.3% BACHELOR'S DEGREE 11.7% 69% 19.1% BUSINESS ARTS & HUMANITES 11.7% 8.2% PH.D. / ED.D 10.2% THINK COLLEGE IS SOCIAL IMPORTANT TO ACHIEVING SCIENCE ENGINEER M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.V.M. CAREER GOALS tied with 8.1% HEALTH 9.7% PROFESSIONAL 4.4% DOCTOR ENGINEERING (MD OR DDS) J.D. (LAW) tied with 7.9% BIOLOGICAL 8.1% SCIENCE EDUCATION EDUCATION 7.1% ARTIST COLLEGE PERCEPTIONS FUTURE EXPECTATIONS

How do high school students perceive college?

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With a challenging economy and tough job market facing recent college graduates, colleges are being scrutinized for how well they prepare students for careers. But has this scrutiny affected how high ...

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